In`com*mu"ni*ca*tive (?), a.

Not communicative; not free or apt to impart to others in conversation; reserved; silent; as, the messenger was incommunicative; hence, not disposed to hold fellowship or intercourse with others; exclusive.

The Chinese . . . an incommunicative nation. C. Buchanan.

-- In`com*mu"ni*ca*tive*ly, adv. -- In`com*mu"ni*ca*tive*ness, n.


His usual incommunicativeness. G. Eliot.


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